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TÜV SÜD Certifies the Safety of Magnum+

MARTINS INDUSTRIES puts customers’ minds at ease. Following the recent acquisition of Magnum+, a high-precision tire balancing solution, MARTINS INDUSTRIES hired TÜV SÜD (based in Germany) to test the product in order to reassure customers of the safety of using these tempered glass beads in tires.  Test results prove that…

Goodyear Extends Highway Hero Deadline

Applications will be accepted until Jan. 31, 2020. Goodyear has extended its nomination window for the 2020 Highway Hero Award, which honours truck drivers (in the U.S. and Canada) who protect the safety and wellbeing of others. Goodyear will be accepting nominations until January 31, 2020. Nominees must meet the…

TRAC Releases New Videos

New video series reaches out to Canadian consumers. The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC) through their consumer education initiative “Be Tire Smart Canada,” has released a new video series that will continue to educate Canadian consumers about tires.  “We are creating these videos to guide drivers through the…

Audi Partners With Cromodora

New partnership aims to cut costs while saving the environment. Audi and wheel maker Cromodora have entered into an agreement for what is being called “an especially long-term cooperative undertaking” that will last for up to ten years.  With this agreement in place, Cromodora agrees to build a new wheel…

Bridgestone Launches New All-Position Tire

Bridgestone M704
The M704 tire is designed for regional pickup and delivery service applications. The new Bridgestone M704 all-position tire is designed to provide optimal performance in wet weather conditions. Engineered for regional pickup and delivery service applications, it’s suited for the steer and drive axle positions.  Featuring a deep tread for…

Forgeline Debuts New Wheels

Forgeline NW102 NW 103
New multispoke designs expand one-piece monoblock offering. Two new multispoke designs – the 15-spoke NW102 and split V-spoke NW103 – expand Forgeline’s range of fully-forged, one-piece monoblock racing wheels. The new NW102 and NW103 designs are available in 18-, 19-, 20-, 21- and 22-inch diameters and range of offsets. Each…

Bridgestone Names New VP

Steve Kinkade has been appointed Vice President of Communications. Bridgestone Americas has announced that Steve Kinkade has been appointed to lead the company’s communication strategy across the Americas, effective January 6, 2020. “As our industry rapidly changes, so too does our business at Bridgestone Americas, and it is imperative that…

Yokohama Wins Two GOOD DESIGN Awards

GEOLANDAR X-AT and GEOLANDAR X-CV are honoured by The Chicago Athenaeum. Yokohama Tire has earned two awards for its GEOLANDAR tire products. The extreme all-terrain GEOLANDAR X-AT and the performance SUV/crossover GEOLANDAR X-CV each won 2019 GOOD DESIGN awards in the transportation category from The Chicago Athenaeum. The GOOD DESIGN…

Hoosier Racing Names New President

Joerg Burfien succeeds John DeSalle as the President of the Hoosier Racing Tire Corporation.   Continental Tire has named Joerg Burfien as the new president of Hoosier Racing Tire Corporation, effective January 1, 2020. Hoosier supplies tires for racing applications around the world. Burfien succeeds John DeSalle, who is retiring.…

Kumho Backs Humane Society

Kumho Backs Humane Society
Kumho Tire Canada has announced the sponsorship of the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society. Kumho Tire Canada’s “Rescue, Save, Love with Kumho Tire 2020” annual campaign supports the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society.  With this campaign, Kumho Tire Canada will donate part of their profits from sales of the CRUGEN…
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